Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


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Saudi Crown Prince winds down trip to Egypt with mosque visit

:: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince wound up his three-day visit to Egypt on Tuesday with a symbolically significant visit to Al-Azhar. Accompanied by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was given a tour of the mosque at

Egypt freezes assets of government critic Abul Fotouh

:: Egypt has frozen the assets of leading government critic Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh, arrested earlier this month over alleged links to exiled members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, the prosecution said Sunday. His February 14 arrest came after he

Sudan’s ambassador to Egypt to return to Cairo after withdrawal

:: Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour announced that the Sudanese ambassador to Egypt, Abdel-Mahmoud Abdel-Halim, will return to Cairo to resume his duties. This comes a month after Sudan recalled the ambassador ‘for consultation’, which was said to be due

Egypt court fines leading activist over insulting judiciary

:: An Egyptian court has fined one of the leading activists behind the 2011 uprising $565 (10,000 Egyptian pounds) during his re-trial over insulting the judiciary. Saturday’s ruling on Ahmed Douma, reported by the state-run Al Ahram newspaper, is a

Egypt opens border with Gaza temporarily

:: Egyptian officials say the country will open its border with the Gaza Strip amid a military campaign against insurgents in restive northern Sinai Peninsula. The two officials said Tuesday the Rafah crossing point will operate starting Wednesday for four

Three Egyptian troops killed in anti-militant operation in Sinai

:: Egypt’s military says three troops, including an officer, were killed in restive Sinai in fighting with militants. They are the first casualties Egypt has announced from an offensive Cairo launched on February 9. Military spokesman Tamer al-Rifai said Monday

Egypt arrests ex-presidential candidate and government critic Abul Fotouh

:: Egyptian police arrested on Wednesday a leading government critic and party leader Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh, security officials said, while prosecutors remanded into custody another leading dissident. Security officials suggested Abul Fotouh, a candidate in the 2012 presidential election,

Egyptian teacher speaks out after accusations of causing Kuwaiti student’s death

:: Egyptian teacher Najlaa Mohammed, who was accused of causing the death of Kuwaiti student Issa al-Balushi at a school in Kuwait, revealed the details of the incident and provided evidence of her innocence. Najlaa told Al that a

US Secretary of State says Washington backs Egypt in fight against terrorism

:: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday the United States supports Egypt’s fight against Islamic State but reiterated that it advocated free and fair elections in the Arab country. Speaking at a joint news conference with his

Egypt continues Sinai crackdown as 12 militants killed, 92 arrested

:: Egyptian security forces killed 12 militants and arrested 92 in a continuing crackdown in Sinai, the army said in a statement carried by State TV on Monday. Egypt’s air force also destroyed 60 militant targets, the statement said, part

Egypt jails 17 for life over deadly 2014 unrest

:: A Cairo court on Sunday handed 17 people life sentences over unrest that saw the deaths of three civilians, including a journalist and a teenager, during anti-government protests in 2014. The court sentenced 16 others to prison terms ranging

Egypt Islamist Al-Nour party backs Sisi’s re-election bid

:: Egypt’s ultra-conservative Islamist Al-Nour party has decided to support President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in his bid to be re-elected in March, the party said on Sunday. Sisi, who has been in power since 2014, appears set to run unopposed

Egypt army says ex-military chief Sami Anan’s presidential bid is ‘incitement’

:: The Egyptian army announced in a statement that former military chief of staff and presidential candidate Sami Anan has been summoned over ‘violations’. They added that Anan allegedly forged his end of army service document therefore his decision to

Egypt’s Sisi sacks his intelligence chief

:: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has fired his powerful intelligence chief, state media said Thursday, in the latest shake-up of the country’s security services. Sisi appointed his chief-of-staff and close ally General Abbas Kamel as interim replacement for outgoing

Sisi vows to protect Egypt’s water supply

:: President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed Monday to protect Egypt’s water supply while striving for peace with the Nile upstream countries of Sudan and Ethiopia, which is building a controversial dam. “Egypt will not go to war with its brothers,”

Egypt hangs five prisoners over bombing that killed military cadets

:: Egyptian prison authorities executed on Tuesday five inmates who had been sentenced to death, four of them over a bombing that killed military cadets, security officials said. The hangings came days after the execution of 15 inmates convicted of

Sudan announces state of emergency in Kassala, North Kurdufan

:: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has announced a 6-month state of emergency in the states of Kassala and North Kurdufan, government news agency SUNA said on Saturday. The move is part of ongoing disarmament campaigns which started near Darfur and

Two brothers killed in armed attack on liquor store in Egypt

:: Two men were killed in an armed attack on a liquor store on Monday in al-Omrania, Giza, south of the Egyptian capital Cairo. Eyewitnesses and Al security sources said that the incident took place in al-Doctor street, Omrania,

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